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Add some funk to your jewelry designs with our new selection of Funky Loops and Pods chains.
Our copper Funky Loops chain was so popular that we’ve expanded our selection to include all new pod and loop designs in brass, copper, silver plate and more!
This chain is beautiful and unique! Our new chain works wonderfully for pendants, bracelets, necklaces and so much more.
Make a bold statement with the unique and intricate designs of funky chain designs.
Shop these new funky chain designs today to set your jewelry designs apart from all the rest.
Sold by the foot so you can buy just the amount you need.
We’re extending the discounts to you! Our Bead & Button Kilns come directly from the show; check out the popular models & great deals.
A few of these kilns have never been used! Others have slight use in classes by Celie Fago and Linda Darty that now allows you to save big.
All models guaranteed to work great. Each kiln listing features detailed descriptions & pictures of the kiln you will receive.
Check out our new Bead & Button Show models today & discover the unbelievable discounts available to you. Hurry – Supplies are limited!
All used kiln sales are final. Kilns guaranteed to work upon arrival. All kilns come with original manufacturer’s warranty and manual.
Learn to use the 1-Step Looping Pliers to make consistent loops quickly and easily.
Creating eyepins can be a difficult and time-consuming task. Most jewelers will tell you that although it sounds simple, making consistent and well-shaped loops can be frustrating. Depending on your jewelry piece, you may have to do this simple task several times, and traditionally, you’ve had to use multiple tools to get the job done.
The 1-Step Looping Pliers are designed to trim and loop head pins, eyepins and form wire in one simple and consistent motion.
Problem solving is an important part of making fine jewelry. Sometimes, after soldering your bezel, the stone just does not fit back in the way it did before. Trying to force your stone back in can cause damage. Adding stones to your creations is a great way to bring color and interest to the piece.
In this tool demo, learn a few quick tricks to set your stones easily, and get the perfect fit every time.
In this tools demo, we’ll share some simple tips and tricks to finding the balance point on pendants, cleaning steel shot, and keeping your pliers organized.
Using these simple techniques can save time and money, and help you make beautiful jewelry.
Visit our Video Library to view our extensive selection of jewlery making videos and demos of all types.
Have you tried Magic Carbon? If you want a more simple firing process, this carbon is for you!
Not all carbons are the same. Some carbons will not work at all for firing metal clay. Others will give you a handful of good firings before they are spent. Some will work for one kind or brand of clay and not for another. Magic Carbon is pre-tested for all brands of bronze, copper and silver clays and fires any thickness in a 2 hour schedule in most kilns (some kilns will require additional hold time). Magic Carbon also has the advantage of firing at a lower temperature. The faster firing and the lower temperature puts less demand on the heating elements, giving your elements a longer life than other carbons.
Magic Carbon produces an antique patina on bronze and copper clays, which eliminates the need for additional patination. If color is desired, you can remove the kiln patina with a steel brush or 3M Bristle Discs and apply a heat patina by heating the piece gently with a torch.
Magic Carbon will fire all silver clay. This will allow you to fire heat-sensitive stones with no damage or color change. Any stone that is listed on our Gemstones in Metal Clay firing chart as fireable can be safely fired in Magic Carbon. If a gem is listed as “no fire”, such as Turquoise or Opal, it cannot be fired in any carbon or kiln. The nature of these types of stones do not allow them to be heated. Only stones that are listed as Low Fire or High Fire will survive kiln heating. Magic Carbon protects the gem from oxygen, preserving it’s color. No pre-burnout is needed to fire silver clay. This is a unique feature of Magic Carbon and it does not apply to any other carbon.
Make your firing process simple with help from Magic Carbon, available in both 1lb and 5 lb sizes.
Let your creativity run wild with our unique new selection of Jewelry Artist Element design sheets.
Our Petroglyph designs (also called rock engravings), mirror drawings that are created by removing part of a rock surface by picking, carving, and abrading. Petroglyphs are found world-wide, and are often associated with prehistoric peoples. Our Shaman Rituals texture features designs of Shamanism, a practice that involves reaching altered states of consciousness in order to encounter and interact with the spirit world. Our Speak Easy texture sheet features Deco designs. Deco is a style of design that was popular in the 1920s and 1930s. These Deco designs are marked by stylized forms and geometric designs. Check out the rest here!
Shop over 40 embossing design Jewelry Artist Element sheets today to feed your creative spirit.
Congratulations to Candace Marshall, the winner of the April Cool Tools Survey Contest. Candace has won a $100 gift certificate simply for offering us her thoughts.
Candace was excited and told us a little about herself:
After every purchase, you receive an email asking you to take a survey.
Your thoughts help us improve as a company and better understand your needs.
Each month, we select a winner and the next one could be you!
Help us congratulation Candace this month and keep offering us your thoughts!
Exclusive and unique, you won’t find these Antique Molds anywhere else.
Egyptian Oasis. Dragon Master. Cast Away. Native Pride. These are just a few of the big, bold and beautiful new molds available this month.
Our antique molds are hand crafted from the original element so you get a perfect impression. A mold is a great way to own the beauty of these collectibles without the investment of the original, and the sizes are just right for jewelry components.
We use 100% silicone mold material that does not stick to metal clay, or any other type of clay, so no release is needed. Use any type of precious metal clay, polymer or ceramic clays. The molds can be placed on a heat source to dry, and can even be placed in an oven or toaster oven. Our molds are safe to 500F.
Shop over 400 Antique Molds today and discover our best selection yet.
Try a variety and pick your favorite! The Cool Tools Carbon Sampler Pack is perfect for every jewelry artist.
Featuring Magic, Coal, and Coconut carbons, the Sampler Pack has everything you need to fire any creation. Each type of carbon offers something unique and comes in a 1/2lb bag. That’s a 1/2lb of coal, 1/2lb of coconut and 1/2lb magic carbon! With the Cool Tools Carbon Sampler Pack, you will get the finish you desire and will never be without the carbon you need.
Magic Carbon is a wonderfully versatile carbon. Magic Carbon is pre-tested for all brands of bronze, copper and silver clays and fires any thickness in a 2 hour schedule in most kilns. Magic Carbon has the advantage of firing at a lower temperature. The faster firing and the lower temperature puts less demand on the heating elements, giving your elements a longer life than other carbons. Magic Carbon produces an antique patina on bronze and copper clays, which eliminates the need for additional patination.
Our Coal Carbon is a coal-based activated carbon firing media. Coal Carbon is specifically designed for use with bronze and brass clays. This carbon will produce a rainbow patina on fired BRONZclay. The patina is unpredictable, but fairly durable. If undesired, it can be burnished and polished to a high shine. Not for use with copper clays.
Coconut Carbon is a coconut-based activated carbon firing media that is formulated for firing bronze, copper, brass and all other types of metal clays. This carbon will produce a clean, satin finish which is fairly durable. Coconut Carbon can also be polished to a high shine or desired finish.
Introducing our new Initial Jewel Stamps featuring full alphabet sets available in multiple font styles. These new initial design sheets include both upper and lower case letters perfect for a variety of jewelry applications. Create centerpieces, pendants, links, and connectors that are personalized to your preference.
Jewel Stamps are crystal clear, designer images made for creating in jewelry clays of all kinds. Impress beautifully designed, laser sharp images in metal clay, polymer clay, porcelain, and other soft clays. Use Jewel Stamps to apply a resist to copper for etching or selective patina, and you can even use them for stamping ink onto bone dry clay for carving.
The Initial Jewel Stamp Collections include all 26 letters and come in a set of 4 sheets.
Jewel Stamps are made of a durable, flexible, washable polymer for years of use when handled properly. Store Jewel Stamps on their provided acrylic sheet with its protective film in place. Keep out of direct sunlight.
Shop our new initial sets today to add your unique mark with a simple touch of a Cool Tools Jewel Stamp.
Brilliant Elegance with Less Investment.
Copper jewelry has become a very popular way to express your artistic vision without breaking the bank. Check out our new Copper Patterned Wire & Strip.
Copper is essential to all living organisms and has anti-bacterial properties, is inexpensive, and is easy to work with.
These copper wire designs can be co-fired in all copper clays and can also be soldered using low temperature silver solder to incorporate with metal stampings, sheet metals, wire, and other materials.
These products are sold by 6″ lengths. Copper can be colored using oxidizing agents, heat, colored pencils, paints, inks, resins, Gilders Paste and other products. Before applying any of these surface treatments, be sure the metal is clean.
Shop our expanded selection of Copper Patterned Wire & Strip today to take advantage of these elegant copper designs at low prices.